In-Person Experience

Don't miss the hottest meeting in hepatology. The Liver Meeting is where you'll learn the latest advancements in the field, catch up with your peers, and make new connections. 

Registration Now Open

What to Expect

We missed you! Come to D.C. and reconnect with your squad while learning from the best in the field. 

The majority of our trademark scientific programming will be delivered live in person and available on the TLMdX platform within 72 hours. However, some sessions will be live-streamed to the TLMdX platform for our digital audience. In Washington, you can:

  • Catch presentations by key opinion leaders, including the President’s Welcome by AASLD President, Laurie DeLeve, MD, PhD, FAASLD.
  • Attend our flagship programs – The Post Graduate Course and Basic Science Symposium.
  • Meet and greet patients, advocates, and healthcare professionals in our designated lounge for informal networking opportunities.
  • Mingle with your colleagues in our lounges or networking events.
  • Meet your next research partner or mentor in the Poster Hall.
  • Connect with industry partners about the latest treatments and technologies in the Exhibit Hall.

By registering for The Liver Meeting, you will also receive access to the TLMdX platform, which will allow you to catch up on any content you may have missed, and connect virtually with any friends who were unable to attend in person.

Registration Rates

Looking for pricing for lower-middle and low income countries? View the full rate chart here.

In-Person Meet the Expert Sessions and the Hepatology Skills Workshop are additional ticketed events this year that cost $50.

Attend live sessions and networking events at The Liver Meeting in Washington, DC.

Note: The Post Graduate Course is an additional, ticketed item this year. 

Early Bird Rates(ends 9/14)

Member
$420
Non-Member
$1125
Member Associate or Trainee
$280
Non-Member Associate or Trainee
$550
Member Student
$95
Non-Member Student
$325
Patient Advocate
$50
Patient or Caregiver
$50
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Post Graduate Course

Harnessing Innovations in Hepatology: Breaking Through the Pandemic Fog 

This year's PG Course will be delivered in person and live-streamed to the TLMdX platform to ensure easy access for all prospective attendees. Please note that this year, the PG Course is an additional ticketed item, with the following rates:

  • Member - $300
  • Member Associate - Complimentary
  • Member Trainee - $125
  • Member Student - $55
  • Nonmember - $550
  • Nonmember Associate - $190
  • Nonmember Trainee - $190
  • Nonmember Student - $165
Stand Alone Pricing

Attendees may choose to only purchase access to the PG Course. Early Bird Rates (valid until 9/14) are:

  • Member - $475
  • Member Associate - $200
  • Member Trainee - $200
  • Member Student - $55
  • Nonmember - $755
  • Nonmember Associate - $290
  • Nonmember Trainee - $290
  • Nonmember Student - $205

Industry Colloquium - November 3

Perspectives and Advances in Liver Preservation

Start your learning early by joining us at the Walter E. Convention Center in Washington, DC on November 3. This conference will provide state-of-the-art insights on device development, organ assessment, preservation strategies and key issues around the use of preservation devices. In addition, the conference will provide the first technical and clinical framework for several perfusion devices and examine the different strategies for successful perfusion/preservation of donor livers. 

Learning Objectives:  
  • Understand the new technology in liver support for liver failure. 
  • Understands the risks and benefits of cold and warm perfusion. 
  • Understand the technical and clinical perspectives of different perfusion approaches. 

 

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COVID-19 Restrictions

AASLD is taking steps to ensure the health and safety of all stakeholders participating in The Liver Meeting®. The AASLD Governing Board has approved a “Vaccination Required” policy for all TLM® attendees, exhibitors and AASLD staff. TLM will be happening in a public space and AASLD cannot guarantee that participants will not encounter members of the public who have not been fully vaccinated.

AASLD is monitoring the evolving public health guidance and AASLD will continue to update this page as new information becomes available. AASLD asks all stakeholders to follow all applicable regulations and make informed choices about their participation in The Liver Meeting® In-Person Program. AASLD is continually monitoring national and local health guidances and reserves the right to adjust the Health and Safety Policy for attending The Liver Meeting.

Health and Safety Onsite

Seating Configurations
  • Increased spacing between chairs in session rooms
  • Session room capacities will be limited to the number of chairs in each room
  • Designated entrances and exits to rooms
Cleaning and Resources
  • Increased frequency of cleaning schedules
  • Additional hand sanitizer stations
  • Designated onsite medical professionals to assist if needed

Vaccinations

The AASLD Governing Board has approved a “Vaccination Required” policy for all TLM® attendees, exhibitors and AASLD staff. Attendees, exhibitors and staff must be fully vaccinated according to the guidelines approved by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which state:

People are considered fully vaccinated:

  • 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or
  • 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine

If you do not meet these requirements, regardless of your age, you are NOT fully vaccinated. This guidance applies to COVID-19 vaccines currently authorized for emergency use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson (J&J)/Janssen COVID-19 vaccines. This guidance can also be applied to COVID-19 vaccines that have been listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization (as of Aug. 17, 2021 that includes: AstraZeneca/Oxford, Serum Institute of India, Sinopharm (Beijing), Sinovac).

Attendees, exhibitors, and staff who cannot or choose not to meet these requirements are not considered fully vaccinated and will not be permitted to participate onsite in Washington, DC.

Everyone, regardless of vaccination status, is encouraged to participate in TLMdX, AASLD’s online conference platform which will deliver all educational sessions, by streaming in-person content onto the platform.

Travel

The CDC has restricted travel from outside the U.S. For current information, visit: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/from-other-countries.html.

Masks

AASLD will comply with all local, state, and national requirements.

The CDC currently recommends that fully vaccinated individuals wear a mask indoors or in public spaces if you are in a substantial or high transmission area.

In-Person FAQs

What does registration for The Liver Meeting in Washington, DC include?

In-person participants for The Liver Meeting in Washington, DC will have full access to the meeting's programming as well as the opportunity to participate in in-person networking events, receptions, and other conference offerings. 

Full access to The Liver Meeting Digital Experience is included. The Liver Meeting includes:

  • Catch presentations by key opinion leaders, including the President’s Welcome by AASLD President, Laurie DeLeve, MD, PhD, FAASLD.
  • Attend our flagship programs – The Post Graduate Course and Basic Science Symposium.
  • Meet and greet patients, advocates, and healthcare professionals in our designated lounge for informal networking opportunities.
  • Mingle with your colleagues in our lounges or networking events.
  • Meet your next research partner or mentor in the Poster Hall.
  • Connect with industry partners about the latest treatments and technologies in the Exhibit Hall.

How do I get an Invitation Letter for my Visa Application?

Please visit the website to generate an Invitation letter https://www.aasld.org/visa-letter-generator

When will housing open for individuals?

Individual housing will open in late July. The housing opening date will be posted to AASLD's The Liver Meeting website: https://www.aasld.org/event/liver-meeting. We encourage those interested to check the conference webpage for the latest information periodically.

When will housing be open for groups?

Group housing for groups of 25+ is now open. Please complete the form on the AASLD website: https://www.aasld.org/the-liver-meeting/exhibitors-industry-support.  

Cancellation Policy for Groups of 25+: Reservations must be canceled at least (72) hours prior to the day of arrival in order to avoid loss of deposit (2 nights room/tax). NOTE: Groups of (25) or more may cancel up to 10% of their room block prior to September 16, 2022, without penalty. For Groups or Affiliates holding (10) or more rooms, the deposit is NONREFUNDABLE, NONTRANSFERABLE after September 16, 2022.

Do you need to be vaccinated to attend The Liver Meeting(R) in Washington, DC?

The AASLD Governing Board has approved a “Vaccination Required” policy for all TLM® attendees, exhibitors and AASLD staff. In practice, this means that attendees, guests, and staff must be fully vaccinated according to the guidelines approved by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

We ask that all in-person attendees adhere to CDC guidelines regarding quarantine and isolation periods if they test positive for COVID or have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID prior to TLM® beginning and during the meeting. You can use the Quarantine and Isolation Calculator to determine when it’s advisable to leave quarantine or isolation.

Will we need to wear a mask to attend The Liver Meeting(R) in Washington, DC?

Regarding the use of face masks, we will follow the District of Columbia’s Health Guidance: however, we strongly recommend everyone wear a mask at all times while attending TLM® events in Washington, DC.

What COVID protocols are in place for The Liver Meeting(R) in Washington, DC?

AASLD is committed to providing a safe and productive event for all in-person attendees.

AASLD is taking steps to protect the health and safety of all stakeholders participating in TLM®. AASLD continues to ask all attendees, guests and AASLD staff to follow all applicable regulations and make informed choices about travel, onsite, and external engagement. AASLD is monitoring the evolving public health guidance and AASLD will continue to update this page as new information becomes available. AASLD asks all stakeholders to follow all applicable regulations and make informed choices about their participation in this in-person conference program.

Health and Safety Onsite

  1. Session Room Seating configurations
    • Increased spacing between chairs and larger aisles in session rooms 
    • Session room capacities will be limited to the number of chairs in each room
  2. Increased frequency of cleaning schedules
  3. Hand sanitizer stations

I'm traveling for The Liver Meeting® in Washington, D.C., if I am unable to attend can I get a refund on flights?

AASLD is not liable for refunds on travel. Attendees should check their individual airlines for specific cancellation/refund policies. It is also advisable to consider purchasing travel insurance for your trip if you have concerns regarding cancellation/refunds. AASLD will not be responsible for any airline cancellation or change fees.

What if I register for the liver meeting and then decide not to attend because COVID infection rates increase?

Please see our cancellation policy [PDF].

What if I register for the liver meeting and AASLD cancels the in-person component?

If AASLD cancels The Liver Meeting, registrants who have fully paid for the in-person component will be refunded those fees. Registration for TLMdX will remain intact unless separately canceled. Refunds will be processed at the conclusion of The Liver Meeting®. A written cancellation and refund request is required for all cancellations and should be sent to aasld@xpressreg.net.

Do I have to be present at the conference to present?

Yes – TLM® 2022 is an in-person first meeting and, unless otherwise informed, all presenters and moderators are expected to be present in Washington, DC.

Can we participate virtually and pre-record in advance? 

Only presenters assigned to Virtual sessions will need to record in advance. These presenters will receive additional information on next steps over the summer.

Do I need to prepare my presentation in advance of the meeting?

Yes. Presenters will receive additional information on how to upload their presentations to the Speaker Center over the summer. 

Will there be a presentation template provided to us by AASLD?

All presenters will be provided with an official AASLD TLM® 2022 PowerPoint presentation template that should be used by presenters.

Will there be recording instructions/assistance provided to us by AASLD?

All presenters with sessions that have been identified as Virtual Sessions will be provided with recording information over the summer. 

Do I need to participate in the online session if I am pre-recording my presentation in advance?

All presenters are expected to participate in The Liver Meeting through The Liver Meeting Digital Experience online if they are presenting in a Q&A chat session. Through the event platform, the audience will be able to ask questions to the faculty for real-time engagement.

How do I participate in the online event if I am participating in person?

AASLD is taking steps to offer areas within the Convention Center where faculty can participate in the Digital Experience during The Liver Meeting. All presenters are expected to participate through The Liver Meeting Digital Experience online if they are presenting in a Q&A chat session. Through the event platform, the audience will be able to ask questions to the faculty for a real-time engagement.

Will Media receive complimentary registration to attend The Liver Meeting?

Media will receive complimentary registration to the Digital Experience (TLMdX). If Media would like to cover the in-person component of The Liver Meeting, they will be required to register at the non-member in-person rate. 

What is included in complimentary media registration to The Liver Meeting Digital Experience?

Media will have the same access to The Liver Meeting Digital Experience as non-member attendees. Please note that while AASLD does provide and adhere to eligibility requirements for media, it is at our discretion to extend or withhold complimentary registration. For additional questions, please contact media@aasld.org

If Media attends the in-person component to The Liver Meeting, will they still have access to the Digital Experience?

Yes